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On the [2,3] Sigmatropic Rearrangement of Allylic Nitro Compounds

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posted on 04.08.2005, 00:00 by Celia Alameda-Angulo, Béatrice Quiclet-Sire, Elmar Schmidt, Samir Z. Zard
Allylic nitro compounds undergo relatively clean [2,3] sigmatropic rearrangement upon heating in refluxing 1,2-dichlorobenzene in the presence of DABCO to give the corresponding allylic alcohols via the intermediate allylic nitrite.

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